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Tax

Please be informed that Foster Raffan Compliance Division was acquired by Vistra in May 2017. As a result, these services are now provided by Vistra Foster Raffan. To find out more about Vistra, please click here.

Income tax is our clients' biggest expense and can be complex and confusing.  There are opportunities for minimising tax and there are traps that can result in penalties and worse.

At Vistra Foster Raffan, our focus is on gaining an in depth understanding of our clients' financial affairs so that we can advise on a tax strategies that take advantage of all worthwhile opportunities for minimising tax that are legally available.  Importantly, we update these plans whenever required by changes in legislation or clients' circumstances and follow through to ensure they are properly implemented.

We are always available at short notice to advise on the tax implications of important transactions and events.

In addition to tax planning and one-off tax advice as required, most of our team is engaged in ensuring that clients' obligations to lodge income tax and other tax returns are met and that they comply with the legislation.  We are well aware that nobody likes unpleasant surprises and keep our clients appraised of lodgement dates and likely tax payments.

Various taxes and areas of tax that we cover for clients as tax agents and tax advisors:

  • Income tax – companies, individuals, partnerships, trusts and superannuation funds
  • Capital gains tax
  • Goods and services tax
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • Land tax
  • Payroll tax
  • Tax treaties with other countries
  • Transfer pricing